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2006 Surveillance Slides

TB Case Rates by Age Group and Sex

United States, 2006


Slide 7: TB Case Rates by Age Group and Sex, 
        United States, 2006
Slide 7. TB Case Rates by Age Group and Sex, United States, 2006. This slide graphs the TB rates in 2006 by age group and sex. It shows that rates tended to increase with age, ranging from a low of less than 2 per 100,000 in children to a high of approximately 10 per 100,000 in men 65 years and older. The rates in men 45 years and older were more than twice those in same-age women.

 


Released October 2008
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